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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: Yes

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Contact Info

1201 S State St Big Rapids, MI 49307-2251
Phone: (231) 591-2000
Admissions Phone: (800) 433-7747
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Ferris State University
  • Located in Big Rapids, MI
  • Public
  • 14,381 students enrolled
  • 74% admitted
  • $11,290 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Maria from Big Rapids, MI
  • I am a current student here

    Get involved as much as you can! There are so many different clubs and groups to join. We are a small school, but there's a lot of potential here.

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  • Latavia from Grand Rapids, MI
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Go visit there campus and take a tour. Even if this college is on the bottom of your college list give it some effort and find out what ferris is really about.

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  • anonymous
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    keep your grades up. according to the university, it offers major merit scholarships.

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  • Amy from Caledonia, MI
  • I am a current student here

    Keep up on assignments, avoid summer intensive programs if possible. They are too much stress and will bring your GPA down versus taking the courses over a regular semester. Get an associates degree at a local college to save money, take lots of English, Math, and Social Sciences courses at as high of a level as you can manage. MACRAO is your friend. Learn a second language. The German program does summer trips.

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